Ultramafic (igneous rock)
Igneous rock that consists of greater than 90 percent mafic minerals.
LeMaitre et al. 2002; Gillespie and Styles 1999
See Also: Alkremite
Parents: Igneous rock (138)
Children: Hornblendite (133); Komatiitic rock (152); Peridotite (188); Pyroxenite (208)
[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]
Category: Analysed material
The different kinds of sample material collected in the field have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “till”, “soil”, “vegetation”. Taken from the “Sample_Types_SHARED” database table.
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